Chairman

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee development and welfare of the club, guide the management team in safeguarding its future
  • Facilitate the development, implementation, review and updating of the Club’s strategy and development plan
  • Communicate regularly to all club members and facilitate the production of the annual report
  • Present the public face of the club and facilitate relationship-building with appropriate third-party organisations
  • Chair the monthly committee meetings including the Annual General Meeting
  • Where a vote is tied, exercise the chairman’s deciding vote
  • To represent the views and present the needs of Exeter Rowing Club to Exeter Water Sports Association. 

Key Activities

  • Chair the committee meetings.
  • Ensure all members of the committee have an opportunity to air their views; that meetings follow the agenda, ensuring that where necessary discussions are brought to a conclusion and agreement is reached on the actions to be taken
  • Communicate the club strategy and implementation plans to all members
  • Provide advice and support to the Captain and other members of the Committee
  • Support the Captain in arrangements for proper use and allocation of equipment
  • Ensure the club rules and bye-laws are abided by.
  • Where possible and relevant, ensure compliance by members with Safety guidance and the Club Constitution
  • Assisting with the organisation and running of ERC events